Calendar of Events

  • 5/5/19 to 6/16/19

    Needle Art Exhibit

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    View the handiwork of local needle artists from  Susquehanna, York White Rose and  Nittany Valley chapters of the Embroiderers Guild of America.  The needle works will be on display from May 5 through June 16 and can be viewed on a tour of the Mansion, during museum hours, regular admission charged.  Discounted group tours are available and can be arranged by calling 717-599-5751. For information on other local needle works opportunities visit halfmoonhandwerks.com.

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  • 6/7/19

    Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night in June Dauphin County Parks and Recreation shows a free movie outside under the stars. Enjoy the popular and current, Mary Poppins Returns  this Friday evening.  Bring blankets and chairs; no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park. Light refreshments are available for purchase to benefit the Friends of Fort Hunter. In case of rain, the movie will be shown in the Centennial Barn.  Also view Trolls, Disney’s Christopher Robin and A Dog’s Way Home on following Friday evenings.  Free

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  • 6/8/19

    Dauphin County Music & Wine Festival

    Time:
    4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Enjoy great country music all weekend long and try free wine samples from among some of Central Pennsylvania’s top wineries. View a fine gathering of craft and food vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Outside alcohol is not permitted. Wine is available for purchase at the event.  Gates open at 3PM.           Weekend Passes: $35 in advance | $45 at the door    Click here for entertainment line-up, participating wineries and tickets.

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  • 6/9/19

    Dauphin County Music & Wine Festival

    Time:
    4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Enjoy great country music all weekend long and try free wine samples from among some of Central Pennsylvania’s top wineries. View a fine gathering of craft and food vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Outside alcohol is not permitted. Wine is available for purchase at the event.  Gates open at 3PM.           Weekend Passes: $35 in advance | $45 at the door    Click here for entertainment, participating wineries and tickets.

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  • 6/14/19

    Movies in the Park: Trolls

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night in June Dauphin County Parks and Recreation shows a free movie outside under the stars. Enjoy the popular and current, Trolls  this Friday evening.  Bring blankets and chairs; no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park. Light refreshments are available for purchase to benefit the Friends of Fort Hunter. In case of rain, the movie will be shown in the Centennial Barn.  Also view Disney’s Christopher Robin and A Dog’s Way Home on following Friday evenings.  Free

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  • 6/19/19

    Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

    Time:
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Park

    Current Friends of Fort Hunter volunteers will be honored by invitation at the annual picnic hosted by the Board of Directors. The event is to show appreciation for their loyal services throughout the year. Volunteers are essential to the success of “Friends” activities. They donate time, energy and talent.

    A picnic feast will be served by the Perry Valley Grange at the West Pavilion, note the change in location!  In case of rain or extreme heat, the picnic will be held in the Centennial Barn.

    A highlight of the evening will be the Juditz-Rubendall award to the outstanding volunteer.  Following the award, David Morrison, Director of Historic Harrisburg Association, will share with activities and successes of the influential organization.  Look for an email invitation, if you think you have been missed email jhair@dauphinc.org or call 717 599-5188, ext. 2116. Note the change in location.

    There is no fee to attend the picnic but seats must be reserved.  Click here to reserve a seat.

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  • 6/21/19

    Movies in the Park: Disney's Christopher Robin

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night in June Dauphin County Parks and Recreation shows a free movie outside under the stars. Enjoy the popular and current, Disney’s Christopher Robin  this Friday evening.  Bring blankets and chairs; no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park. Light refreshments are available for purchase to benefit the Friends of Fort Hunter. In case of rain, the movie will be shown in the Centennial Barn.  Also view  A Dog’s Way Home on June 28.  Free

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  • 6/28/19

    Movies in the Park: A Dog's Way Home

    Time:
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Every Friday night in June Dauphin County Parks and Recreation shows a free movie outside under the stars. Enjoy the popular and current, A Dog’s Way Home  this Friday evening.  Bring blankets and chairs; no alcohol is permitted at Fort Hunter Park. Light refreshments are available for purchase to benefit the Friends of Fort Hunter. In case of rain, the movie will be shown in the Centennial Barn.  Free

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  • 6/29/19

    For Families - Native Americans Along the Susquehanna

    Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Centennial Barn

    Experience what life was like for Native American Woodlands people living along the Susquehanna River hundreds of years ago. Throughout this two hour program you and your children will hear stories, make crafts, visit a wigwam, handle artifacts and play Native American children’s games. This special workshop is designed for adults and young children (ages 5-10) to participate together as they work, learn and play.

    This program is ideal for young families, grandparents and grandchildren and aunts and uncles with their nieces and nephews who want to have fun and enjoy time together in a planned learning experience.  If younger children need to come with the family, there is no charge for under 4 years old but adults must provide additional activities for them.

    Preregistration is required.  $5-child; 3-adult. Click here to register.

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  • 7/20/19

    Dauphin County Brewfest

    Time:
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Fort Hunter Mansion

    Sample over 50 craft brews at the 8th Annual BrewFest! Sip on different styles of beer while tasting foods from area food trucks. Interact with brewers and listen to great music. Set along the Susquehanna River in front of the Fort Hunter Mansion, this event is not to be missed. Click here  for advance tickets, purchase early, we always sell out!  $35 advance, $50 at the door, $15 designated driver

     

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